Tropaeolum peregrinum
Canary bird Ca*na"ry bird` (Zo["o]l.) A small singing bird of the Finch family ({Serinus Canarius}), a native of the Canary Islands. It was brought to Europe in the 16th century, and made a household pet. It generally has a yellowish body with the wings and tail greenish, but in its wild state it is more frequently of gray or brown color. It is sometimes called {canary finch}. [1913 Webster]

{Canary bird flower} (Bot.), a climbing plant ({Trop[ae]olum peregrinum}) with canary-colored flowers of peculiar form; -- called also {canary vine}. [1913 Webster]

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